Upcoming Workshops, Classes, Retreats & Events

 

August 2017 Events

August Half-Day Retreat

Saturday, August 19th from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

Karuna Sangha: A LGBTQIS Community

Every Sunday. Doors Open at 6:15pm. Sit begins at 7pm.

An open LGBTQIS community celebrating diversity. Using Buddhist principles and practices, we can open our hearts to care for ourselves, for others, and for the world we all share.

September 2017 Events

Introduction to Meditation

Monday, September 4th from 5:00pm-5:45pm

Join the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care community and teachers for a brief evening introduction to the practices and view of meditation practice.

Writing as a Tool for Healing

Thursdays, September 7th-October 5th, 2017 6:30-8:00pm

Processing grief and loss is a challenging and often confusing process. This writing group is an opportunity to find our way through the unknown and write our way toward healing.

Foundations in Contemplative Care

September 15th, 2017- May 5th, 2018

A transformative training in caregiving from a Zen Buddhist perspective. Created by NYZCCC co-founders, Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell and Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison, this experiential approach to learning provides both classroom and clinical opportunities.

Bereavement: A Contemplative Approach

Tuesdays, September 19th - November 7th from 6:30pm-8:15pm

This eight-week workshop is an opportunity to gain perspective and to begin the healing process during times of loss, transition, or crisis.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Tuesdays, September 19th - November 14th, 2017

MBSR has helped thousands of people decrease the effects of stress in their lives, allowing them to reduce the symptoms of both physical and psychological problems, and to live their lives with more ease vitality and enjoyment.

September Half Day Retreat

Saturday, September 23rd from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

Precept Study: Living an Ethical Life

Nine Sundays, September 24th, 2017 - June 10th, 2018 from 10:00am-4:00pm

Through study, meditation, and discussion we will deepen our understanding of our true nature and discover skillful functioning in care relationships and in the world.

Karuna Sangha: A LGBTQIS Community

Every Sunday. Doors Open at 6:15pm. Sit begins at 7pm.

An open LGBTQIS community celebrating diversity. Using Buddhist principles and practices, we can open our hearts to care for ourselves, for others, and for the world we all share.

October 2017 Events

Introduction to Meditation

Monday, October 2nd from 5:00pm-5:45pm

Join the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care community and teachers for a brief evening introduction to the practices and view of meditation practice.

Real Love with Sharon Salzberg

Thursday, October 12th from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Join guest teacher Sharon Salzberg as she guides participants through the process of seeing through layers of habit – whether rooted in fear, self-condemnation or other mental conditioning –to find a truer meaning of love for ourselves and others.

October Half Day Retreat

Saturday, October 14th from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

Karuna Sangha: A LGBTQIS Community

Every Sunday. Doors Open at 6:15pm. Sit begins at 7pm.

An open LGBTQIS community celebrating diversity. Using Buddhist principles and practices, we can open our hearts to care for ourselves, for others, and for the world we all share.

November 2017 Events

November Half Day Retreat

Saturday, November 18th from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

Karuna Sangha: A LGBTQIS Community

Every Sunday. Doors Open at 6:15pm. Sit begins at 7pm.

An open LGBTQIS community celebrating diversity. Using Buddhist principles and practices, we can open our hearts to care for ourselves, for others, and for the world we all share.

December 2017 Events

December Half Day Retreat

Saturday, December 16th from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

Holiday Party

Monday, December 18th, 6:00pm-8:30pm

Join us at the center for an informal holiday gathering filled with good cheer and good friends.

New Year’s Eve Sit

Saturday, December 31st from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Chodo, Koshin and the NYZCCC community for an opportunity to reflect upon the year that has past, and to ponder all the possibilities a new year might hold.

Karuna Sangha: A LGBTQIS Community

Every Sunday. Doors Open at 6:15pm. Sit begins at 7pm.

An open LGBTQIS community celebrating diversity. Using Buddhist principles and practices, we can open our hearts to care for ourselves, for others, and for the world we all share.

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